3 hrs ago | Japan Herald
Four tourists were seriously injured early on Thursday in a crash involving a minibus and a truck in Bundaberg, 220 miles north of Brisbane in Australia's Queensland, the Department of Community said.About 10 tourists, believed to be from Japan, were on the minibus when the crash happened, the Department of Community said."Four were taken to ... (more)
7 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs
Queensland Health is still searching for people in the state's far north who may have been exposed to a multi-drug resistant strain of tuberculosis .
11 hrs ago | Fiji Village
A 39 year old woman lost her life, while four teenagers are still admitted in hospital, following an accident at Ratu Dovi Road Junction, Laucala Beach last night.
15 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au
LADEN councils are racking up millions on publicly funded credit cards, leaving ratepayers to pick up the tab on goods such as Bee Gees concert tickets and fancy dress costumes.
The area is home to Queensland koalas, wombats, Parma wallabies and 23 species of Australian birds, including the kookaburra, bowerbird, palm cockatoos and Gouldian finches.
Australia's Noosa Food and Wine Festival is the global culinary mecca for top-rated chefs as well as movers and shakers of the food industry, Debbie Yong reports SUN-KISSED SOJOURN Diners feast by the Noosa River in the Riverside Marquee.
A WOMAN who has admitted to setting her unit complex on fire after a neighbour "annoyed" her wants to be released from custody and to move back into the same accommodation.
"I support the right of same-sex couples to have their loving and committed relationships recognised in state-sanctioned marriage," said Mr Roy, who at 23 is the youngest MP in Federal Parliament.
UBS expects Australian coal exports to drop around 5 per cent to around 162 million tonnes, after increasing 31 per cent to 171 million tonnes last year Australia relies heavily on China as a market for its coal.
"This sort of tunnelling is not rocket science. It's doable and something that ought to be factored into the planning associated with key infrastructure for the Great Dividing Range." Former deputy Prime Minster, Tim Fisher, says the light at the end of the tunnel for transport woes on the Great Dividing Range is a tunnel.
The seven men are believed to have scaled a perimeter fence of the Scherger detention centre, 30km east of Weipa, about 5.40am. The detainees fled the facility, which lies 30km east of Weipa, at 5.40am on Thursday, with at least six boarding a plane to Cairns where they were later intercepted by local and federal police.
Paul Hogan's got nothing on Ashley Sala mate. Paul Hogan never slept with a saltie, Ashley has, and I witnessed it.
A "SUPER-SIZE" catchment combining Brisbane State High School and Coorparoo Secondary College has almost 9000 children, making future amalgamation unsustainable, the State Opposition says.
A 40-year-old man has been sentenced to a year in prison for fraudulently claiming money from the Queensland Flood Appeal.
PETER Slipper will still be fighting accusations he misused taxpayer-funded taxi vouchers to tour Canberra wineries after the September election.